Police seize firearms from cultists and armed robbers in Delta.
The Delta State Police Command has arrested four armed robbers and recovered ammunition and drugs.
A statement by the Command disclosed that, acting on credible intelligence, operatives stormed Kelubia Street, Agbor-Obi, where they apprehended four suspects: Ogbolu Peter ‘m’, Justice Nmor ‘m’, Precious Odilu ‘m’, Queen Mba ‘f’, all of Agbor community.
Preliminary investigation led to the search of their premises during which two locally made cut-to-size guns, one AK-47 magazine loaded with five rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, three rounds of 5.56mm live ammunition, two live cartridges, two Vikings secret cult berets, and 10 wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp, were recovered.
Similarly, members of the Police Crack Squad received information about cult activities in Ogwashiukwu, cordoned off the premises and arrested one Chigozie John ‘m’, aged 36 years, and recovered one locally made cut-to-size gun with one live cartridge. The suspect admitted being a member of Aro Bagger Confraternity.
DSP, Edafe Bright, Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), Delta Command, in the statement, disclosed that the suspects and the recovered exhibits are in police custody.
The PPRO added that investigation has commenced while efforts are being made to arrest other members of the criminal gang.